Archive for category: Eat

Breastfeeding, Body fat, and Patience

For a month, around when my baby was 7 months old, I was doing great. I was doing well with slowing shedding my weight, and at my last 10 pounds. Or so I thought. I finally pushed down to my pre-pregnancy weight and was looking forward to looking more fit when life interfered. I was hit by a triple...


Refocusing on Fat Loss Goal

Since my experience with under-resting (or overtraining), I decided that my focus will be on getting stronger. I want to gain more muscle, get stronger, and avoid injury. I have been fairly successful at avoiding the level of injury since last summer. I have not had symptoms of under-resting except...


Healthy Is Not What You Weigh

I have to remind myself “Healthy is not what you weigh” and not to mind the scale too much… especially since I have been focused on strength training. Here’s a good video I found recently that I want to share.


Spring Cleaning Time!

It is Spring now and I have gained a few pounds over the winter. It has been a tough winter — literally the family has had the flu, cold, ear infection, teething, growth spurt, fever, and coughing since January 7 and I am exhausted by all of it. My clothes are feeling snug — some of my e...


Breastfeeding and Fat Loss Plateau

So it is 21 days into the month and I have about 9 days before my new goal deadline is up. I told myself that by July I would hit my goal of 120lbs and 20 percent body fat but as hard as I have been working, the body does not seem to be budging. I am a bit frustrated with myself at this point becaus...